Incident Reports

Sugarcane farmers agitated demanding due and operation of Shriram Sugar mill in Rautahat

2020-09-28

Province 2, Rautahat, Garuda

Sugarcane farmers staged a demonstration along Gaur-Chandranigahapur road on Monday demanding the resumption of operation at Garuda Municipality-4 based Shriram Sugar Mill. They also demanded payment of their dues receivable from the mill. They have been protesting since the past three days due to which vehicles heading Gaur have been stranded. 325 labours lost their job afte Shriram Sugar Mill which had been operating since the past  26 years was shutdown citing loss. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to commodity availability, prices, and subsidies
Actor 1 - Number of people N
Actor 1 - Affiliations Citizen/Individuals
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people N
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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